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 $36,000 to $58,500 DOE

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The Park Technician I is under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Parks and Facilities. Applicants must be of sound physical condition to perform heavy manual labor with sufficient strength to lift and hold 50 pounds. Applicants must also be able to read, write and speak English, and have a valid CPR, First Aid and AED Certification, (or become certified within 6 months) and have a valid Illinois State Drivers license.

The Park Technician I is a Full Time, non-exempt position and is responsible for performing and supervising a variety of duties required for proper upkeep of all District owned and leased facilities including preventative maintenance and repair, including but not limited to: Installation maintenance and repairs of landscaping, playgrounds, athletic fields, hard surface courts, park amenities, fencing, signage, etc. Other maintenance includes mowing, trimming, aerating, fertilizing, irrigation, weed control, trash removal, and performs snow and ice removal/control, when required, using equipment to maintain sidewalks and parking lots. Indoor maintenance duties include, but not limited to basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and custodial maintenance. Other duties include assisting the Recreation Department in set up, construction and repair of all special events and facility rentals. Other responsibilities may include athletic maintenance, parks maintenance and equipment repairs and maintenance and the ability to work independently, efficiently and attend to details.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum 18 years of age; a High School Graduate OR two years experience in a field related to Park District maintenance is required. Must have experience and ability in operating a variety of vehicles and equipment including trailers, trackers, riding lawn mowers, air compressor, utility vehicles, chainsaws, landscape equipment, power tools, etc. Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers and the public.

Medical, Vision, Life and Dental, IMRF Retirement. Qualified applicants must complete and on-line application through Warrenville Park District website @ https://www.warrenvilleparks.org

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 Warrenville Park District

 Contact

Gregg Ireland
630-885-8542
greggi@warrenvilleparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $11.00/hour

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Recreation Intern - Summer 2021

Salary & Benefits include: $11.00/hour Complimentary Fitness Center Membership and Coral Cove Waterpark Summer Pool Pass  

Days & Hours: 12 week internship during the months of May - August Primary hours will be 9am-5pm Monday - Friday with occasional evening and weekend responsibilities

Job Requirements: The Carol Stream Park District is seeking an energetic, motivated college student in the field of recreation to serve as our Summer Recreation Intern. Hands-on educational experiences and exposure to many aspects of park district management will be offered. Events and projects will be completed for a variety of recreation divisions.

Qualifications: College student working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Leisure Studies or a related field. Minimum of two years of undergraduate coursework completed. Strong communication and organizational skills. Self-motivated with a mature, professional, and positive attitude. Physical ability to lift up to 30 lbs. Valid Illinois driver’s license. Completion of a post-offer background check, driver’s abstract, and drug test

To apply, visit the "Work Here" section of our website at csparks.org and complete an online application and upload your resume.

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Open Until Filled

 $12.00 per hour

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The Village of Hawthorn Woods Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a summer Parks & Recreation Intern. The Recreation Intern is a part-time seasonal position that reports to the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation. The Recreation Intern will assist with the planning and coordination of summer camps and special events such as Fourth of July festivities, Concerts in the Park, Movies in the Park, and Car Show Cruise Nights. They will also assist in areas including aquatics and registration. The Parks & Recreation Intern will be exposed to various areas of recreation management that will be beneficial to their future career as a Park & Recreation professional. The Parks & Recreation Intern will work closely with both the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation and the Director of Parks and Recreation to expand their understanding of the field.

Qualifications: CPR/First Aid certification is a plus. Applicants will be required to successfully pass a background check and drug test prior to employment. Must have a high school diploma. Must be a student in good academic standing and currently enrolled in a college undergraduate program, or be a recent graduate. Preference is given to students majoring in the field of Parks & Recreation Administration or related field. The ideal candidate will be comfortable public speaking, interacting will community members, instructing staff, and leading activities. Must work well and communicate with people of all ages, especially children.

We are proud of our dedicated and exceptional staff and welcome your application to join our team. Interested candidates should submit the job application (www.vhw.org/jobs) to Amy Mason, Assistant Director of Parks & Recreation, email: amason@vhw.org or fax (847) 847-3534.

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 Village of Hawthorn Woods

 Contact

Amy Mason
(847) 847-3533
amason@vhw.org

 Closing Date

March 1, 2021

 $500/week stipend

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Recreation Intern $500/week Stipend Approximate 40 hrs./week, 10-12 week seasonal

Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Recreation Intern will assist with projects, programs and events to receive an all-encompassing experience. This will include, but is not limited to, summer camps, special events (Community Market, Monday Night Movies, Music in the Park, Car Show, Arts & Crafts Fairs, etc.), senior programming, general administration, budgeting, and marketing. The intern will also create and run programs of their choosing.
Munster Parks and Recreation is seeking a candidate who is self-motivated and will work cooperatively with staff, class participants, parents, seniors and the public as a whole. This individual shall display professionalism in oral and written communication; attend scheduled meetings and weekday, evening and weekend events as required; complete all paperwork, evaluations and reports in a timely manner; take the lead in specific special events; as well as create programs and events under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation.

Any interested candidate should possess a Recreation, Sport Management or equivalent degree or work towards one. Applicants should send their cover letter and resume to jhiggins@munster.org or Jill Higgins, Superintendent of Recreation/Munster Parks and Recreation/1005 Ridge Rd./Munster, IN 46321.

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 Munster Parks and Recreation

 Contact

Jill Higgins
(219) 836-7275
jhiggins@munster.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $300 per week stipend

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The Sycamore Park District is excited to bring an enthusiastic Recreation, Sport, and Outdoor minded intern to our community! We recently completed a community center, sled hill, amphitheater, dog park, splash pad, golf course irrigation, and bike trails from 2015-2020. Our next phase is new soccer and renovated baseball complex, Golf Course updates with rebranding, and more bike trails.

An intern can expect to work 20-35 hours per week. The internship is May 10 (or sooner) through August 7 with the potential to continue part-time work while searching for a career position. Intern will receive a facility fitness membership while interning and park district uniform.

Specific job experiences will include golf, concessions, sport fields/parks, fitness, marketing, special events, recreation programming, customer service, Rectrac software, and aquatics. Responsibilities will vary based on individual skill sets. Interns will be assigned a start-to-finish event or program.

-Applicants must have completed at least their junior year in college and are in the field of Parks and Recreation, Sports Management, Tourism, Education, or related field. -Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed. -Must have a valid driver’s license. -Must have current CPR / AED and First Aid certification (or be able to become certified). -Must be comfortable speaking in public, interacting with participants, and leading activities.

To Apply: Go to https://www.sycamoreparkdistrict.com/jobs/ and complete a Park District application and upload your resume and a cover letter explaining why you would like to intern with the Sycamore Park District and what talents you would like to share with the community in Parks and Recreation.

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 Sycamore Park District

 Contact

Theresa Tevsh
815-895-3365
theresat@sycamoreparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled